Top News of the Week of June 02 – Jun 08, 2014

1. Video: BOP on Deepwater Horizon Fails Due to Pipe Buckling

U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has reported that the blowout preventer (BOP) that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico during the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, failed to seal the well because drill pipe buckled.

2. McDermott Moves Closer to Gendalo-Gehem

McDermott, a provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for upstream field developments worldwide, moves up in selection for the Indonesian gas project.

3. Jan De Nul’s Multi-Purpose Vessel Construction Kicks Off in Croatia

Jan De Nul Group has announced that this week Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia, started with the construction of the Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628.

4. Saipem Awards Bluewater Contract in Kaombo Project

Bluewater Energy Services B.V. has secured a contract with Saipem SA for the engineering of two complete deep water Turret Mooring Systems and the related procurement and construction of two Turret and Swivel Systems.

5. DONG Energy: Hejre’s Support Structure Planted in North Sea

DONG Energy has reported that 292 kilometres north west of Esbjerg, the support structure for Hejre platform is now well planted in the North Sea.

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6th Offshore Well Intervention Conference Gulf of Mexico

The Offshore Well Intervention Gulf of Mexico conference (OWI GOM) is returning to Houston, Texas for its sixth year on Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November.

Featuring Anadarko, BP, Shell, Chevron, BHGE and Oceaneering, the conference aims to help operators transition to the latest compliance updates, WI systems and business models that enhance safety, quicken well access and improve commerciality.

Across two days, more than 200 delegates, 15 exhibitors and 30 speakers will network together and create solutions to some of the most pertinent industry challenges right now, through a conference programme focused on:

  1. Clarifying compliance updates
  2. Quicker well access and safer well control
  3. ​Understanding HPHT well intervention (systems)
  4. Forecasting well intervention activity, discussing new commercial models and comparing platform options
  5. Best practice riserless well intervention
  6. ​The latest well intervention equipment

For registration, speaking or sponsorship enquiries contact Abigail Clifton on aclifton@offsnet.com; +44 (0) 203 793 8800.

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